Govt allocates Rs27,000mn for Health Sector

 Govt allocates Rs27,000mn for Health Sector

Federal Government Allocates Rs27,000 Million for Health Sector

PSDP Allocation for Ongoing and New Schemes

The federal government has allocated Rs27,000 million for the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination in the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the fiscal year 2024-25.

Breakdown of Allocation

Out of the total allocation:

  • Rs7,131.330 million is earmarked for ongoing schemes
  • Rs19,868.670 million is allocated for new schemes

Specific Allocations

The government has allocated funds for various health-related initiatives:

  • Rs5,000 million for Prime Minister National Programme for Elimination of Hepatitis C Infection
  • Rs2,000 million for Prime Minister National Programme for Prevention of Diabetes
  • Rs3,000 million for establishment of Stroke Intervention and Expansion of Critical Care Facilities at PIMS
  • Rs2,050 million for Procurement of Equipment for Establishment of Cancer Hospital in Islamabad
  • Rs1,500 million for strengthening and up-gradation of cardiology and other facilities at Federal Government Polyclinic (FGPC), Islamabad
  • Rs550 million for Sehat Sahulat Programme (SSP), Phase-II
  • Rs800 million for establishment of 200 Beds Accident and Emergency at PIMS (PC-II)
  • Rs307 million for purchase of new Electro-Medical Equipment to replace obsolete equipment
  • Rs1,060.093 million for establishment of Cancer Hospital at Islamabad
  • Rs609.649 million for up-gradation of Radiology Department at Shaikh Zayed Hospital Lahore

These allocations aim to improve the healthcare sector in Pakistan.

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